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May 20, 2022

George W. Bush confuses his illegal invasion of Iraq with Putin's illegal invasion of Ukraine. Does Bush's subconscious actually have a conscience?; Meghan McCain wrote a book; Why John McCain was a war criminal who lied about his adulterous affair with a lobbyist; Summer Lee wins in Pittsburgh; Jessica Cisneros MUST defeat Henry Cuellar; AIPAC, an ultra right wing pro Israeli Republican lobbyist is secretly attempting to destroy Progressive Democrats; Replacement theory; Pete Buttigieg says only Capitalism can feed our babies; Wall Street's predicting a recession;

Guests With Time Stamps:

(01:27) David Does the News

(1:10:09) "USA of Distraction" written and performed by Professor Mike Steinel

(1:18:22) Grace Jackson Explains
How a shooting in Southern California is the key to understanding Taiwan's complicated past. Grace covers Japan's rule over Taiwan, Chiang Kai-shek's Martial law era from 1949–1987 and the division between the one million Chinese who came to Taiwan with Chiang Kai-shek and the people who were already there.

(1:37:24) Professor Ben Burgis (his new book is "Canceling Comedians While The World Burns")
Professor Burgis discusses his latest column in Jacobin reviewing Meghan McCain’s new book “Bad Republican.”

(1:59:52) The Herschenfelds:
Dr. Philip Herschenfeld (Freudian psychoanalyst), and Ethan Herschenfeld (his new comedy special "Thug, Thug Jew" is streaming on YouTube)

George W. Bush's recent Freudian slip confusing Putin's illegal invasion of Ukraine with his own illegal invasion of Iraq. Was Bush's slip a confession? Or is it his subconscious trying to punish him?

(2:30:08) Jen Senko (Director/ Author of "The Brainwashing of My Dad")

In her new book "The Brainwashing of My Dad," Jen Senko describes the right wing's plan to turn Republican politics into a cult of the aggrieved for older white voters. She traces Fox News and the rise of right wing talk radio to the Powell Memo's plan for creating a vast right wing conspiracy of print, radio and television echo chambers.

(2:53:40) The Rev. Barry W. Lynn (Americans United for Separation of Church and State)

Replacement Theory, Abortion and Pastor Greg Locke is this week's Religious Nut of The Week.

(4:11:21) Quizmaster Dan F. tests David on his knowledge of wrestling

(4:16:03) The Professors And Mary Anne:
Professors Mary Anne Cummings, Jonathan Bick, Ann Li, Adnan Husain

The January 6th Commission; The Senate wants to protect Supreme Court justices from protestors; Midterms

PLUS: ASMR for your eyeballs
- Kitchen ASMR with Joe in Norway

(5:13:17) Professor Harvey J. Kaye ("FDR on Democracy") and Alan Minsky (executive director of Progressive Democrats of America)

Oregon's Conservative Democratic Congressman Kurt Schrader loses to a progressive; Pennsylvania Progressive Summer Lee defeats AIPAC; Democratic Congressman Henry Cuellar must lose next Tuesday.

(5:51:23) Emil Guillermo (host of the PETA Podcast, and columnist for The Asian American Legal Defense And Education Fund)

Buffalo victims could have been Asian American under “replacement theory”